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Pursuit/Arrest

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TO:  All Media DATE: March 29, 2016 FOR:  Immediate Release RE: Pursuit/Arrest     On March 28, 2016 at 3:59 am, a Deputy Sheriff with the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office located a vehicle matching the description of a vehicle whose driver was believed to have been involved with an attempted burglary in Frontenac, KS, two…

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Home Invasion/Robbery Arrest

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TO:  All Media DATE: March 18, 2016 FOR:  Immediate Release RE: Arrest     On March 17, 2016 at approximately 5:14 a.m., Crawford County Deputies were dispatched to 607 W. Magnolia Street, Cherokee, KS regarding a home invasion and robbery that had just occurred. On arrival, deputies spoke with the victim, Billie Purdum, 26 of…

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Aggravated Battery Arrest

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TO:  All Media DATE: November 18, 2014 FOR:  Immediate Release RE: Aggravated Battery Arrest   On November 16, 2014 at approximately 3:21 a.m., Crawford County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to Lightning Creek Restaurant and Bar at 134 S. US 69 Highway regarding what was reported as a vehicle/pedestrian accident in the parking lot.   The…

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Update on July Home Intrusion/Shooting

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TO: All Media DATE: November 7, 2014 FOR: Immediate Release RE:  July Home Intrusion/Shooting- UPDATE On the morning of July 19, 2014 at 4:32 a.m., Crawford County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 100 block of South 250 Street regarding a reported home intrusion. Deputies found a juvenile male victim suffering from a gunshot wound to…

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Scam Alert

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The Crawford County Sheriff’s Office has taken recent fraud reports from individuals who have purported themselves to be IRS Agents. These “agents” instruct their victims to purchase prepaid money cards at local retailers. They then have the victims scratch off the security tape off of the back and read to them the PIN number associated…

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